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Le Savanna Country Hotel and Lodge

Robert Ouko estate, Kisumu 3050, Kenya
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well sadly there was a break in but it was arrested in the nick of time , none the less the ambiance is lovely , the staff work really hard to please the guests , you have the choice to having your meals in the dinning or by the poolside , Lunch and Dinner KEY TO Remember : local motor... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ok for a few nights, in a pleasantish part of kisumu. Decent hotel food for this price range (I ate mostly tilapia and chips). Wi Fi was sporadic but otherwise not a bad place to stay. Rooms were clean an staff very friendly. Did not see any cockroaches in my room.

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Ontario
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

After spending a number of days in the "outback" of Kenya, we searched Kisumu for hours to find clean, comfortable accommodations with running water for a hot shower. Late in the evening, after looking at seven other hotels which were already booked up (around 10pm) we finally came upon Le Savanna, based on TripAdvisor recommendations, and suggestions from another hotel.... More 

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Bridgeport, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I saw a previous review and the reviewer mentioned the stay was not up to U.S. standards, I would basically agree. However, the staff was very attentive and accomodating, especially Peter and Ezekiel at the front desk. The housekeeping was very good. The food was ok, they advertised buffets but ran out of food before the scheduled end. The pool... More 

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Sacramento
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My wife and I spent a week at Le Savanna in January 2015. While it wasn't up to US standards, it was very pleasant. The facility is sort of a compound, surrounded by a high wall. Within, it is very attractively landscaped--really quite pretty. Outside the wall, we didn't feel very comfortable about the neighborhood. I should mention that the... More 

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

We called late evening looking for family accommodation after a mix-up at our reserved hotel. The staff were fantastic responding to my family accommodation needs, processed our check-in very efficiently. It is a very secure quiet location. The rooms are basic but ok for one-night stay - and things work i.e. DsTv, showers, sockets. The restaraunt serves decent meals and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

After a horrendous stay at a previous hotel, at last I found the place. Quiet and the sound you hear is birds chirping. Comfy rooms, wifi great, AC most welcome after walking in the sweltering heat in Kisumu. Fantastic staff and food! Please maintain the standards as most hotels start as very good and just become complacent and go down... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Enjoyed the relaxing atmosphere, the pool and accompanying bar and patio, and the inner courtyard where breakfast was served. Rooms were fine -- nothing fancy but clean, comfortable and functional. Very safe (complete with electric fence) and it served as a good centre for our travels to the nearby countryside.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

The place is central and affordable. Ideal for a short term stay and the rooms are quiet and comfortable. The customer service is great and the place is secure. In a town with few accommodation options, this is an ideal place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

This was a little slice of paradise in an otherwise chaotic area. One you entered the hotel grounds the chaos of Kisumu seemed far away. Negative remarks aside, I would stay at this hotel again and order the breaded tilapia many times over. The pool is small with no deep end - but it's more than adequate for an afternoon... More 

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